Assistant Manager- Financial Planning & Analysis


September 15, 2021

Position Summary
Industry Finance Business Partner – Assistant Manager- Deloitte Consulting India Private Limited
Work you’ll do An Industry Finance Business Partner (USI) will have an important role in supporting the Industry team to deliver Industry/Sector leadership support for one to two Industries by providing insights, analysis, and reporting around industry and sector performance, supporting Mercury management, etc. The Consulting Finance organization provides specialized finance-related services in support of the business leaders of the firm. This specific role focuses on Consulting’s Industries. The Business Partner will provide key support of core finance processes and help ensure accuracy and visibility into sales and pipeline. He/she will provide actionable insights and recommendations to business leaders based on thorough understanding of financial and operational results
Key Responsibilities include:
Industry/Sector Leadership Support (lead, COS, COO) and Teaming with US Industry Finance Business Partner
  • Partner with the Industry leadership team and the US Industry Finance BP to ensure effective business process execution
  • Obtain data and perform quantitative analyses in collaboration with the Industry Finance Business Partner to develop actionable insights to share with the Industry/Sector leadership team based on the historic and future financial performance
  • Serve as part of a team which provides leadership support coverage as activities are supported by both the US and USI Finance teams
  • Support the business in protecting, growing and optimizing the assets of the Firm
  • Support initiatives to help the business in achieving its strategic objectives

Supports Financial/Ops Routines and Sales & Pipeline Activities
  • Develop a deep understanding of the financial, operational, sales, and pipeline data associated with the Industry/Sector
    • Understand drivers of key industry metrics: Revenue, Profitability, Sales, Pipeline and Backlog
  • Analyze key industry metrics for period, quarter, and YoY trends to assess the financial performance of the business and identify opportunities for improvement
  • Collaborate with the US Industry Finance Business Partner and other industry team members to prepare analyses related to sales, pipeline, revenue, profitability, operational performance and other KPIs
  • Understand firm systems and data to assess implications of operational changes on reporting

Ad Hoc Analysis and Support
  • Support an efficient and effective forecasting process that produces accurate, achievable forecasts that align with business’s strategic objectives
  • Prepare templates needed for account teams to conduct account level and industry/sector annual planning; collate output from account level and industry/sector annual planning to deliver a full industry/sector roll-up
  • Partner with peers across the other Industries to share ideas and collaborate on ways to improve finance routines and processes
  • Understand key data sets and where to obtain appropriate data elements to conduct ad hoc analyses requested by the Industry Finance Business Partner, COO, COS or Industry/Sector leaders
  • Conduct other financial analysis and reporting as needed

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance or related subject
Experience Requirements
  • Minimum of 4+ years of relevant finance experience, preferably in a professional services firm and/or with a focus on Financial Reporting & Analysis
  • Demonstrated accomplishments in the following areas:
    • Financial Reporting and Analysis
    • Quality deliverable development
    • Communication skills with all levels (from leadership to staff)
    • Working in virtual teams and coordinating across other groups and COEs
    • Problem solving skills
    • Quality and risk management
    • Change management
    • Business process improvement
    • Formulating and delivering action plans for high profile strategic initiatives
    • Developing innovative solutions to business issues
Capability and Skillset Requirements
  • Accountability for Results: Holds self and others accountable for ensuring that results are achieved; Seizes opportunities to produce results without direct supervision; Takes action on items beyond formal job responsibility; Sets high expectations for self and others
  • Communications: Strong communication skills, excellent interpersonal skills, both oral and written, and ability to create as well as deliver effective presentations
  • Creating Quality Deliverable: Establishes deliverable structure and content; Reviews deliverables of self and others team to ensure that they meet client expectations; Implements and enforces high standards for quality deliverables
  • Problem Solving: Ability to work in a dynamic environment that requires critical thinking and strong analytical skills
  • Providing Exceptional Client Service: Manages self and others to provide exceptional client service by responding with a sense of urgency, practicality, accountability, and integrity
  • Prioritization: Able to manage multiple projects or initiatives concurrently, in a productive manner
  • Building Rapport: Leads by example; actively listens; Respects the opinions and perspectives of others; Demonstrates strong personal commitment to others; clearly states thoughts, ideas, and expectations
  • Decision-making: Decision making skills, and ability to challenge, negotiate, and influence
  • Accounting: Understanding GAAP and firm accounting policies and procedure

Location: Hyderabad, Bengaluru, Mumbai, and Gurgaon
Shift Timings: 2-11PM (IST)
Technology or Other Requirements
  • Advanced understanding of SAP, BPC, HANA, Mercury, and other financial applications
  • Expert in Excel, advanced in PowerPoint and Word
  • Understanding of Tableau capabilities for data visualization
  • Actively teams with others and has strong communication skills
  • Willingness to work in a 2 PM to 11 PM shift

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